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Nov 17, 2012 10:00am EST
for a b. in dallas they've tried offering second graders $2 for each book they read. now, some people think this is a promising idea, other people aren't very happy about it. so let's have a discussion here and begin by taking a survey of opinion. if you were the superintendent of one of these school districts and you were approached with this proposal, how many think it's a good idea worth trying, and is how many would object in principle? be let's see, first, those of you who -- how many would object? how many would not like this idea? quite a few. and how many think it's worth trying? all right. we have a pretty good division of opinion. let's begin by those who object. who is willing to explain, to offer your reason? why do you think this would be objectionable in principle in -- principle? anyone? who will start us off? yes, stand up, and we'll get you a microphone. go ahead. >> i would -- >> over here. >> i would object because there's a basic value in learning, there's a basic value in learning, a basic excitement about learning new things. if you start paying for that, you rem
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2012 12:00pm EST
that lee harvey oswald was going to shoot at kennedy that morning in dallas. >> brian latell, the book "castro's secrets mpt the cia and cuban's intelligence machine." we ran out of time, and he can't tell you the poisen pen story. pick it up and read it yourself. it's unfortunate because it's a good story so, brian, thank you for joining us on booktv here in miami. >> thank you so much. >> well, the next panel is starting here. we'll take you to the room now. this is some war memoirs and books. jake tapper of abc news wrote a book called "the outpost: untold story of americanñ va" beeping min bush" dust to dust accounts, and also "the story of war" and the life that follows, setting up the room now. you can see, and they are just getting ready to introduce the three speakers. i want to remind you that the previous panel, one of the speakers there was david, "barack obama: the story," go to facebook.com/booktv, and david will be answering and commenting on your questions and comments. go ahead, you can post those now, and he will be responding, oh, in about 15-20 minutes or
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2012 12:00am EST
construction of four dallas its incorporation in the city or the suburban sprawl of the past 50 years which is pretty much just a blur. i am a cleaned up for bid in the 1980s but after a sudden appearance of hurricane andrew and its result of $27 billion in damages the city went on a long cocaine bender. miami finally hit rock autumn with a real estate collapse in 2001 a trouble and nearly everyone he cared about it. still miami has a new outlook on life and it's just going to take it one day with the largest population in the united states at a time. [laughter] >> dave perry. >> again he does not exist, madam. he is just a fantasy. you are mentally ill and diluted because that person is a figment of the imagination. >> but let's talk about writing. creative process of browsing the internet, drinking coffee, going out for a walk and. >> that is what writing is. [laughter] >> what the? i heard brosnan. do we have a croatian and not en's? >> let me find him. >> we have a team of researchers and they brought us well. winston churchill, small talking man deployed by great britain during the sec
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